Bossier City Bossier Parish, Louisiana

Bossier City: Suburb city of Shreveport, Louisiana, located in Bossier Parish, Louisiana

About

Bossier City is a city located in the county of Bossier Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 61,315 and a population density of 539 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 68,159 inhabitants.

The city was created 139 years ago in 1882.

Bossier City Quick Facts

Population : 68,159 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Bossier Parish
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 113.69 km2
Altitude : 174 feet / 53 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1883 (139 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 14:41:37 (4th October 2022)
Postal code : 71111
Density : 600 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 10.04% (2010-2019)
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Location of Bossier City on Louisiana map.
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Geography

Bossier City is located at 32°30'58"N 93°43'56"W (32.5159900, -93.7321200).

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Demographics

The population of Bossier City increased by 10.04% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 61,315 - census
2011 63,540 3.5% estimation process
2012 65,414 2.86% estimation process
2013 66,191 1.17% estimation process
2014 67,078 1.32% estimation process
2015 68,157 1.58% estimation process
2016 68,125 -0.05% estimation process
2017 68,471 0.51% estimation process
2018 68,316 -0.23% estimation process
2019 68,159 -0.23% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,428
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,487
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,666
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,489
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.9%
People over 65 (%) : 8.5%
Female persons, % : 51.1%
White only, percent : 28.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 69.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 28.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 331
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.3%

Bossier City zip code is 71111. County name: Bossier, County fips: 22015

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $141,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,200
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $385
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,128
2015-2019 Households : 4,491
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.58
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.1%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 136,627
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,657
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $66,641
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,594
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 846
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 395
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 325
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 342
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 472
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 122
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 691
2010 population per square mile : 625.6
2010 land area in square miles : 18.36

People born in Bossier City (30)

People born in Bossier City, including musician and songwriter Shannon Leto, actor and musician Jared Leto, American-Canadian singer-songwriter, producer Jesse Winchester, .

List

  • Kim Gandy (American feminist) she was born in 25/01/1954
  • Judi Ann Mason (American writer) she was born in 02/02/1955
  • Larry Robinson (American basketball player) he was born in 11/01/1968
  • Arlene Howell (American actress) she was born in 25/10/1939
  • Blayne Weaver (American actor) he was born in 09/04/1976
  • Al Smith (professional baseball umpire) he was born in 11/06/1925
  • Alex Pourteau (American professional wrestler) he was born in 30/10/1969
  • B. J. Ryan (American baseball player) he was born in 27/12/1975
  • Dennis Swilley (American football player) he was born in 28/06/1955
  • Earl C. Poitier (American actor) he was born in 16/12/1974
  • John Fritchey (American politician) he was born in 02/03/1964
  • Kenyon Cotton (Player of American football (1974-2010)) he was born in 23/02/1974
  • Mike Thomas (American sportsperson and gridiron football player) he was born in 04/06/1987
  • Robert Adley (businessman and politician from Benton, Louisiana) he was born in 03/09/1947
  • Steve Davis (quarterback (1952-2013)) he was born in 19/11/1952
  • Buck Robley (American professional wrestler) he was born in 01/01/1942
  • Weldon Brown (American football player) he was born in 12/05/1987
  • Seth Lugo (American professional baseball pitcher) he was born in 17/11/1989

Schools in Bossier City

College & universities near Bossier City, LA

Code Name City ZIP
485962 VH Barber & Styling Academy Bossier City (LA) 71111-4409
160117 Pat Goins Benton Road Beauty School Bossier City (LA) 71111
158477 Centenary College of Louisiana Shreveport (LA) 71104
159027 Guy's Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology Inc Shreveport (LA) 71105
490498 Digital Media Institute at InterTech Shreveport (LA) 71103-3600

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bossier City, LA

Code Name Address Type
SHR Shreveport, Louisiana 451 Clyde Fant Parkway BUS
SHG Shreveport, LA 408 Fannin Street BUS
MHL Marshall 800 North Washington Street - suite 2 RAIL
LVW Longview 905 Pacific Ave. RAIL
TXA Texarkana 100 East Front Street RAIL

Post offices near Bossier City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bossier City Post Office Bossier City (LA) 71111
Downtown Shrevepor Post Office Shreveport (LA) 71101
Centenary Post Office Shreveport (LA) 71104
Industrial Post Office Shreveport (LA) 71107
Shrevepor Post Office Shreveport (LA) 71102

Other cities in Bossier Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bossier Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Red Chute 6,261 City in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States
Haughton 3,243 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Benton 2,092 Suburb town of Shreveport, located in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Plain Dealing 935 Town in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States
Palmetto 156 Village in St.

Distance to Other Cities

Bossier City distances to largest Louisiana cities